As the Seattle Sounders head East to take on the New England Revolution, they will be looking to bounce back from a disappointing loss to the Colorado Rapids. Here are some pre-match facts.
The Seattle Sounders are set to take on the New England Revolution on Saturday, May 28th. The game will take place in Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. It is scheduled to kick-off at 4:30 PST and it will be the 12th match of the season for the Sounders.
1. Overall Record – The Seattle Sounders hold a 4-3-2 record against the New England Revolution in their nine matches. They have a 44.4% win percentage against New England. The team also has a 1-2-1 record against the Revolution away from CenturyLink Field.
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2. Last Match – The Sounders won 3-0 in their last match against the Revolution on March 8 last season. That game took place at CenturyLink Field.” The opening Seattle goal ended a 259-minute goalless streak vs. New England, the first goal scored by Sounders FC in the series since 2012.” (MLSSoccer.com)
3. Current Form – The Sounders are 3-3-0 in their last six games. They are coming off of two consecutive losses to FC Dallas and the Colorado Rapids. While the Revolution are 1-3-2 in their last six matches. New England is coming off of a loss to FC Dallas.
4. Leading Players – Seattle will be looking for their leading goal scorer, Jordan Morris, to continue his good form. He has scored four goals on the season. New England’s goal scoring threat is led by Juan Agudelo, Lee Nguyen, and Diego Fagundez who each have three goals to their name this season.
The Seattle Sounders currently sit in ninth place in the Western Conference and they will be looking to start a winning streak in the first game of a three consecutive away matches. The New England Revolution are tied for seventh place in the Eastern Conference with D.C. United. Both teams are in desperate need of a result.